Sagas from the Far East, or Kalmouk and Mongolian Traditionary Tales; With Historical Preface and Explanatory Notes. The author of "Patrañas", "Household Stories from the Land of Hofer", R. H. Busk Rachel Harriet Busk.

Sagas from the Far East, or Kalmouk and Mongolian Traditionary Tales; With Historical Preface and Explanatory Notes

London: Griffith and Farran, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xx + 420 pp (8 pp publisher's catalog). Brick cloth with gilt titling and black line decorations to spine and upper board, glossary - index. The first edition of this lovely volume published anonymously - but was written by Rachel Harriette Busk (1831—1907) a British traveller and folklorist, who collected tales from many countries and published a number of books. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped and chafed, a few very faint spots to cloth, endpapers slightly split at hinges but hinges quite solid, neat contemporary owner's name penned to title page, otherwise a bright and unmarked VG + copy. Item #5510

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